Henry Garcia

  1. Know If Your Sinus Infection Is Bacterial Or Viral

    Know If Your Sinus Infection Is Bacterial Or Viral

    As per the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. almost 0.5% of all upper respiratory tract infections are complicated by sinusitis. This means the incidence of acute sinusitis ranges from 15-40 episodes per 1000 patients every year, depending on the setting. Such infection is more common in adults as compared to children, whose sinuses are not fully developed.

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  2. Struggling With Obesity? Know About A Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass

    Struggling With Obesity? Know About A Weight Loss Surgery: Gastric Bypass

    Gastric bypass or roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery is a surgery that helps you to lose weight or counter obesity by altering how your stomach and small intestines handle the food you eat. After the surgery, your stomach will become smaller in size, with fewer calories, you'll feel fuller. Gastric bypass comes under a weight loss surgery, in which general anesthesia is used before this procedure. In this procedure, surgical steps are required in order to create a small pouch at the top of the stomach, keeping the rest of the stomach unused (bypassed).

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  3. Hemophilia Symptoms And Causes: Everything About The Genetic Disorder

    Hemophilia Symptoms And Causes: Everything About The Genetic Disorder

    Hemophilia is a genetic disorder in which the blood does not clot due to a low level of specific proteins called ‘clotting factors,’ making it difficult for the blood to clot properly. This consequently results in excessive bleeding. The signs and symptoms of hemophilia differ according to the intensity and causes. There are 13 kinds of clotting factors that work with platelets in the process of clotting. These platelets are small blood cells that are formed in the bone marrow.

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  4. Is It Possible To Get COVID Again?

    Is It Possible To Get COVID Again?

    Coronavirus is a totally new infection to the world, and hence nobody had immunity to the virus during the beginning of the pandemic. Being familiar with the virus and what the immunity looks like, and how long it lasts is critical for understanding what will happens next. We don’t have enough evidence to know if and why some people may get infected from COVID-19 again even after recovery, says the World Health Organization (WHO). Additionally, we require more details to determine if and why the virus can reinfect some infected people.

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  5. Ultimate Tetanus Guide From Causes To Prevention

    Ultimate Tetanus Guide From Causes To Prevention

    Tetanus is an infection that occurs because of a bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. When these bacteria enter the body, they release a poison (toxin), causing painful muscle contractions. So far no cure has been discovered, just tetanus prevention measures.  It is also known by the term ‘lockjaw’  because the infection results in a person’s neck and jaw muscles to lock, making it difficult to open the mouth or swallow.

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  6. Your Chronic Pain Is Eating Your Immunity

    Your Chronic Pain Is Eating Your Immunity

    With so many queries right now about the dangers of the COVID-19, you might be wondering how chronic pain might affect the immune system’s ability to fight off disease. Since COVID-19 surfaced months ago, we have learned that certain people are more susceptible to it than others. Peter Abaci, MD, is one of the world’s leading experts on chronic pain and integrative medicine. 

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  7. What Are Your Irregular Periods Trying To Tell You?

    What Are Your Irregular Periods Trying To Tell You?

    An irregular period is a menstrual cycle which for an unexpected reason, continually falls outside "regular" ranges. Some variability is normal in your cycle length. Irregularity is also typical and expected when your periods first begin in life (menarche), and when they are coming to an end (perimenopause). They are also expected after pregnancy and while stopping or starting a method of hormonal birth control. 

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  8. Best 07 Ways To Cleanse Your Lungs

    Best 07 Ways To Cleanse Your Lungs

    If you have had years of breathing in pollution, cigarette smoke, viruses, and other contaminants, cleansing out your lungs may sound very enticing to you. There are tons of products available on the market that claim to eradicate toxins from your lungs including essential oils, vitamins, teas, etc., although there is no scientific research to support the efficacy of any of them.

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  9. 10 Ruthless Pandemics The World Has Ever Witnessed

    10 Ruthless Pandemics The World Has Ever Witnessed

    Scientists and medical investigators have for years have varied over the correct definition of a pandemic (is it a pandemic or an epidemic). Still, everyone concurs that the word defines the large-scale occurrence of disease in a profusion of what could usually be expected in a geographical location. Cholera, Influenza, smallpox, and bubonic plague are some of the most ruthless killers in human history. And outbreaks of these illnesses over international borders are appropriately described as a pandemic, mainly smallpox, which has killed nearly 300-500 million people in its 12,000-year existence throughout history.

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  10. Living With Someone Having COVID-19? 08 Best Ways To Protect Yourself

    Living With Someone Having COVID-19? 08 Best Ways To Protect Yourself

    Are you living with someone who has COVID-19? If yes, it can be highly stressful for you and puts you at severe risk of contracting the virus. In this blog, we shall discuss some of the best ways to keep yourself protected while caring for the patient.

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